Lee Geum-min joined City from Gyeongju KHNP on a two-year deal in August 2019.
She followed in the footsteps of compatriots Chelsea’s Ji-So Yun and West Ham’s Cho So-Hyun in making the move to England, having represented her country at the 2019 World Cup over the summer.
The striker impressed in France, catching the eye of the footballing world and City manager Nick Cushing with a piece of individual brilliance, executing a superb backheel into the path of Min-ji Yeo for South Korea’s first goal of the tournament.
Admired for her flair, dribbling ability and outgoing personality, Geum-min joined City in the hope of helping City to further success, while seeking to drive her personal development on and off the pitch.
Having started her career at youth level with Hyundai Info-Tech HS and Ulsan College, Geum-min signed for Seoul in 2015.
She spent two years at the Club, bagging 26 goals and creating 12 assists in 57 appearances, across three seasons. She joined Gyeongju KHNP in 2018.
On the international stage, the forward has enjoyed plenty of success, helping her country to glory in the 2009 AFC Under-16 Women's Championship, 2010 FIFA U17 Women's World Cup and 2013 AFC U19 Women's Championship.
Throughout 2019/20 meanwhile, the 26-year-old made eight appearances in all competitions, scoring one goal against Birmingham City.
In July 2020, she agreed a season-long loan at Brighton and Hove Albion.